Caroline Young earned three awards including MVP
Manning finishes career second in C-USA history with 579 career blocks
SMU takes on Baylor Saturday in last match of season
All-conference selections Young and Manning lead Mustangs into final matches
Bybel and Young each scored 10 kills to lead SMU
SMU Dig Pink
Olivia Bailey will serve as the Director of Operations for the SMU volleyball program in 2014. She served as a student assistant for the Mustangs during the 2013 season while completing her degree in communications. The 2014 graduate played one season at SMU after three years at Loyola Marymount. Bailey is a Dallas native and attended high school at The Hockaday School.
2012 (Sr.): Named to the Conference USA All-Academic team...Played in 103 sets over 27 matches with 24 starts after missing the first three...Ranked fifth in Conference USA with 980 assists, averaging 9.51 per set in her first season at SMU...Had a team-high nine double-double, going back-to-back twice...Recorded at least 40 assists in 12 matches, including a season-high 53 in four sets at UCF (10/5)...Named C-USA Setter of the Week on Oct. 8, posting 85 assists in seven sets over two matches...Had a career-high 20 digs against Arkansas-Little Rock (9/15)...Also had 19 service aces and 46 blocks.
Loyola Marymount (2009-11): Played three seasons at Loyola Marymount, starting every match as a sophomore and junior...Named first team Academic All-Conference in 2010 and 2011...Ranks in the top-10 all-time at LMU with 2,340 assists in three seasons...Had a career-high 59 assists against BYU as a junior...Had 494 digs at LMU, posting eight double-doubles as a junior and nine as a senior...Had a career-high 26 digs as a sophomore at UC-Irvine...Had 140 kills and 94 blocks for the Lions...Earned Silver Academic Honor all three seasons.
High School: Four-year starter for head coach A.D. Achilefu at The Hockaday School in Dallas...Led Hockaday to the Southwest Preparatory Conference Championship as a senior in 2008...Was named All-SPC three times, and earned seven All-Tournament awards...Was named team Most Valuable Player as a sophomore, junior and senior, and was named All-Zone as a freshman...Team captain for three years.
Personal: Daughter of Randy and Hazel Bailey...Full name is Olivia Skye Bailey...Born July 22, 1990 in Clearwater, Fla....Has an older brother, Nick, who played soccer at Rhodes College...Father played football at West Alabama...Favorite athlete is Jason Williams...Favorite color is pink...Favorite food is pizza...Would like to switch places with Kerri Walsh for a day...Dream car is a black Bentley...Major is communications.